Yamaha CR-640

The Yamaha CR-640 Natural Sound Receiver was a mid range offering from Yamaha in 1979. It was on the market until about 1981 and retailed fro $395.00. It has a slightly more modern look than …

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Yamaha CR-600

The clean and orderly Yamaha CR-600 was a mid range offering from Yamaha from around 1973 until about 1976. It retailed for $460.00 and incorporates Yamaha’s signature Natural Sound technology and is known for a …

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Yamaha CR-400

No, the Yamaha CR-400 receiver isn’t big. It isn’t powerful. It doesn’t have a lot of features and it’s not sought after by collectors. But, what it is, is a well built little receiver that …

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Yamaha CR-840

This ebony classic is the Yamaha CR-840 receiver. It was produced from 1979 to around 1981 and retailed for about $500. It was a mid range receiver in Yamaha’s CR-XX40 lineup. It puts out 60 …

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Yamaha CR-820

This is a classic upper mid-range receiver from the late 1970’s. It is the Yamaha CR-820 and was on the market from around 1977 to 1979. It produced 55 watts per channel into 8 ohms …

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Yamaha CR-2020

If you’re familiar with monster receivers then you know that the Yamaha CR-3020 is a Monster! Well, this receiver is just shy of a monster. Maybe Beast would be appropriate? It’s the Yamaha CR-2020 and …

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Yamaha CR-2040

The most likely King of the Yamaha family is the CR-3020 but the Queen is probably the CR-2040.  You might get some arguments from owners of the CR-2020 but the Yamaha CR-2040 could probably be …

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Yamaha CR-450

This is the Yamaha CR-450.  This little receiver was made from 1976-1978 and was listed at $390.00. It put out 30 watts per channel and had a rated total harmonic distortion of 0.1%. It has …

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Yamaha CR-1020

The Yamaha CR-1020 was the younger brother of the Yamaha CR-3020 and CR-2020. It incorporated the trademark Yamaha styling with rectangular switches and white meter and dial faces. The CR-1020 pu out 80 watts per …

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Yamaha CR-3020

This is the monster Yamaha CR-3020 that hit the audio market in 1978. It is the BIG brother of the CR-1020 and CR-2020. The CR-3020 is rated at 160 watts per channel into 8 ohms. …

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